Nasir al-Mulk, The “Pink Mosque” of Iran

Info 1
The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz, Iran, seems like a fairly traditional house of worship. Actually, it’s hiding a gorgeously colorful secret. It features a rather uncommon element for a mosque: stained glass. If you catch the early morning light, you’ll witness a gorgeous play of light on the floor and on the walls, a falling of multiple rainbows on the Persion carpets. It was built to catch the morning sun, so if you plan on visiting it at noon it will be too late to catch the daily surreal episode.
Besides the richly colored stained-glasses, you’ll find in there gorgeously painted, intricate arches, niches and painted geometrical tiles. In fact, because of the those rose-colored tiles, the mosque is also known as the “Pink Mosque”.
Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Nasir al-Mulk

Tags: Iran mosque floor wall pink sun tile daily worship light stained glass colorful Nasir al-Mulk rainbow niches arch geometrical house surreal Shiraz morning traditional architecture
Posted by creoflick 3 years, 9 months ago

Leave a comment

Name:
Comment:
 

Exotic House in Rio de

Panda likes

Stunning Landscapes by

Creative Rings Collect

JOIN Cutlery by DING30

Ping Pong

Hyper Realistic Painti

JOIN Cutlery by DING30

Eugenio Recuenco

Design by David Olsche

Surreal Animal Paintin

Amazing 3D Artwork by

Stunning Landscapes by

Magical photos of kids

Samsung Proxima by Joh

Modern Library in Norw

Chewing Gum Constructi

BOXETTI collection

Curved House Architect

Aerial Dubai